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Don`t use the tow-ball for vehicle recovery

Never use the Tow Ball for vehicle recovery! It is very dangerous to do it! This Video shows in Slow-Motion, what can go wrong!

Never use the tow ball for recovery. You never know before, how much power will be necessary.

This is not theoretically. This accidents did happen in the reality too. Here is a list of kills - who shows that this is an real issue.

http://www.outback-australia-adventure-travel.com/towballaccident.html

tow-ball for vehicle 4x4 recovery is dangerous!
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-08-21/freak-accident/2848762

https://mr4x4.com.au/man-killed-snapped-recovery-strap-qld/

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/man-killed-by-snapped-strap-while-trying-to-tow-mate-on-beach-20170616-gws7am.html

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/towing-accident-claims-mother-of-three-ng-c2cdda12687f481b0ba78b3e08dde7b2

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/broken-tow-rope-like-slingshot-killing-boy-in-back-seat-20101214-18wa0.html

Not deadly - but on Video: https://www.thedrive.com/news/40217/off-roader-escapes-decapitation-after-recovery-strap-snaps-and-flies-through-windshield

I hope this article helps - that this is happens less. To follow the basic guidelines of vehicle offroad recovery like linked here - is always a good start...

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